Decapoda - Gebiidea - Upogebiidae - Upogebia

Upogebia casis Williams, 1993

World Distribution
Willams (1993) - Hondura, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Lesser Antilles, Panama, Surinam.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponges

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-50 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Saba, Nevis, Antigua, Dominica, Martinique). 1-50 m. WA.
Upogebia casis Williams, 1993: 27, Saba, Nevis, Antigua, Dominica, Martinique [R/V Pillsbury, 1969, otter trawl, st. P-959, P-967, P-928, P-913].

Comment(s) on data
Williams (1993) - HABITAT.—"Found excavating chambers in the sponge Xestospongia sp. which was living between the branches of a colony of Madrasis formosa at 50 m on the fore reef at Discovery Bay, Jamaica" (Scott et al., 1988:483, in account for U. annae).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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